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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 41–50 out of 255 events
from March 6, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar14

Terrarium Gardening Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Don't have a garden or greenhouse? Tiny ferns and other tropical plants thrive in the humid conditions of an enclosed glass jar as if in their own miniature greenhouse. Design and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Mar14

The Night Sky

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Bring your walking shoes as we hike up to the Overlook to get closer to the stars.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Mar15

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Mar15

Nature Exploration Hike

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar15

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern Park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar15

Ranger's Choice: Camp Cooking 101

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Become a campfire foodie! Learn the basics of camp etiquette, how to set up a campfire, and make a meal with a Dutch Oven.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar15

Leprechaun Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators as they search for elusive leprechauns and their pots of gold in this St. Patrick’s Day hike.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar15

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Mar17

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mar18

Greenbelt Peepers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities,observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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